Comfort using the internet in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012, by age

This statistic shows the results of a survey fielded in the United Kingdom in 2012 concerning attitudes toward internet use, broken down by age. In 2012, 95 percent of respondents aged between 16 and 24 reported being comfortable using the internet on their own.

Comfort using the internet in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by age

I am comfortable using the internet on my ownI am fairly comfortable using the internet, but I do like to get a little help from friends or familyI am not very comfortable using the internet on my own, but do tend to use it aloneI am not very comfortable using the internet on my own, and tend to get help from family or friends
16-2495%5%0%1%
25-3497%3%0%0%
35-4497%3%0%0%
45-5492%8%1%0%
55-6495%4%0%0%
65+87%11%2%0%
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Source

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 2012

Number of respondents

1,064*

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

nationally representative; weighted according to ONS Internet Use data

Supplementary notes

* n (16-24) = 201; n (25-34) = 201; n (35-44) = 215; n (45-54) = 167; n (55-64) = 127; n (65+) = 154.
Figures do not sum 100 percent. The source provides no explaination.

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